Did you know?
The foot accounts for 25% of the bones in the human body.
Each foot contains 26 bones, 33 joints, 107 ligaments and 19 muscles.
Each time your heel lifts off the ground when walking, it forces the toes to carry one half of your body weight.
In a pair of feet, there are 250,000 sweat glands.
It’s rare that two feet are exactly the same; one of them is often larger than the other, when buying shoes, buy for the larger foot.
Walking is the best exercise for your feet. It contributes to your general health by improving circulation and weight control.
Its neglect and a lack of awareness of proper care - including ill-fitting shoes - that bring on foot problems.
Women have about four times as many foot problems as men. High heels are partly to blame.
9 out of 10 women wear shoes that are too small for them.
Walking barefoot can cause plantar warts. The virus enters through a cut.
The average person takes 8,000 to 10,000 steps a day, which adds up to about 115,000 miles over a lifetime. That's enough to go around the earth four times.
Fingernails and toenails grow faster during the summer, pregnancy and teenage years.
The ancient Romans were the first to construct distinct left and right shoes. Before that, shoes could be worn on either foot.